New York education

New York News
6:38 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Lawmakers Want Education Forums Rescheduled

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New York Education Commissioner John King Jr.'s office is looking at alternative ways to engage with parents about education reforms after canceling a series of forums following a raucous meeting in Poughkeepsie.

A department spokesman says Wednesday that the office is working with the PTA but has yet to schedule anything.

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New York News
3:31 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Tim Kremer - New York State School Boards Association

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed the teacher evaluation bill into law. Parents will be able to see the evaluations for their own child’s teacher, but the information will not be available to the general public or the media. Tim Kremer , the executive director of the New York State School Boards Association tells WAMC’s Brian Shields that the evaluation system , which the governor has described as evolving, needs to become more valid.